The Egyptian “Magicians”

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The Egyptian “Magicians”

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The Egyptian “Magicians”
Is the Bible’s portrayal of the magicians (Ḥarṭummīm) in accord with Egyptian literature and ritual practice? How did the Israelite writers obtain this knowledge?

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Re: The “Egyptian Magicians”

Post by billd89 »

It's rather more complicated, however, if we admit there were different classes of "magicians" and that they were perhaps Chaldaeans in Egypt:

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